Wellness

Healing the Air: Cindi Sullivan

Cindi Sullivan, the executive director of Trees Louisville, is also doing her part to improve our air quality. In response to Metro Louisville’s tree assessment, which concluded Louisville was losing 54,000 trees per year — the equivalent of 820 acres, or the size of...

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Heal the Air- Stuart Ungar

Stuart Unger, president of Evolve KY, is helping Louisville’s air by encouraging others to make the switch to electric cars. Five years ago, Stuart and his friend were having a conversation about the lack of electric charging stations in the city, when he had an...

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You Can Protect Yourself

Situation: My partner is verbally, emotionally, and financially abusive, but doesn’t hit me. What can I do to protect myself?   Answer: Technology has ushered in novel ways of threatening, scaring, and abusing others. Stalking, for example, may be defined as old...

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Home Remedies: Elderberry Syrup

Highly Medicinal: Elderberry Syrup Cost: Varies, $10.20 per 4 oz. and up. What it does: Elderberry is one of the most widely used medicinal plants in the world. Not only are they nutritious, the health benefits of the elder plant include naturally improving sinus...

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Escape the Minefield In Your Head

What makes you happy is subjective, but making sure your mental health is in check is something that everyone needs to focus on, says Louisville psychiatrist Dr. Ora Frankel. Mental health is not only the way we feel, but it includes our emotional, psychological, and...

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Zenebia’s Go-To List for Staying Zen

I was asked to talk to a “happy person” and Zenebia Law came immediately to mind. When I told her that, she laughed and said, “My disguise must be working!” Whatever she calls it, Zenebia’s smile and calming demeanor are a true gift. She has her own strategies for...

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Home Remedies – Mojo Hydration Therapy

Hydrate: Intravenous fluids  Cost: Starts at $99 per treatment, Mojo Hydration, (serves Louisville and Lexington) What it does: The human body is made up of 60 percent water, making it the most abundant substance in the body. Water is necessary for nearly every bodily...

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Heal the Air – Lauren Heberle

Lauren Heberle, director of the University of Louisville Center for Environmental Policy and Management (CEPM), is the lead investigator of the community engagement component at the UofL Superfund Research Center, an organization focused on the health impacts of...

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Home Remedies: Halotherapy

Immune Injection: Himalayan Salt/Halotherapy Cost: Various (starts at $25 per 30 minute session) What it does: Halotherapy uses pink Himalayan salt for its healing properties and benefits to the immune system. Studies show halotherapy eases symptoms and supports...

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The November Issue Is Here!

Have you been putting others before yourself? If so, now is the time for self care. Find out how to get into the right headspace and show yourself some love. Here's what you'll find in this month's issue: Healing your mind and spirit  Natural home remedies for common...

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